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Home Front

6 May 1916 - Johnnie Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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On this day in 1916, two conscientious objectors were arrested in Newton Abbot, and Johnnie Marshall is in pursuit of information.

Written by Shaun McKenna
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole.

A Shakespeare quote is hidden in each Home Front episode that is set in 1916. These were first broadcast in 2016, the 400th anniversary year of the playwright's death. Can you spot them all? Show less


Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
Wilfred Truscott:
Stephen Tomlin

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